Indian Spiced Lentils

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 271.3
  • Total Fat: 10.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.0 mg
  • Sodium: 71.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 13.1 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3 tablespoons olive oil
    5 cloves garlic, minced
    4 teaspoons ground cumin
    2 teaspoons ground coriander
    2 teaspoons ground mustard (if we have it)
    1 teaspoon ground tumeric
    2 cups lentils
    3 cups water
    1 jalepeno pepper, minced
    2 tablespoons molasses
    2 teaspoons sea salt
    1 teaspoon pepper
    1 can drained shrimp (mini)
    1 cup chopped cilantro leaves
    1/2 cup to cup chopped parsley


Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in medium saucepan. Add garlic, jalepeno pepper and saute 2 minutes. Add spices and saute 1 minute. Add lentils and stir to coat.

Add water. Bring to boil, cover and simmer until lentils are soft but chewy (about 40 minutes).
Stir in molasses, drained canned shrimp, salt and pepper. Taste to adjust seasoning.

Before serving, add cilantro and parsley and gently toss to combine. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Note: Mustard seeds may be ground with mortar and pestal to subsitute for ground mustard.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SARAHMAISTO.

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